ICT Authority Communications Manager Job in Kenya

May 30, 2017

The ICT Authority is tasked with rationalizing and streamlining the management of all Government of Kenya ICT functions. 

Its broad mandate entails enforcing ICT standards in Government and enhancing the supervision of its electronic communication.

The Authority also promotes ICT literacy, capacity, innovation and enterprise in line with the Kenya National ICT Masterplan 2017.

Job Title: Manager, Communications
 
 
Vacancy No: ICTA/CS/03/17
 
Posts: 1
 
Reports to: CEO
 
Division: Communications
 
Terms of Service: Permanent
 
Duration: Permanent
 
Job Grade: 4
 
Key Tasks:
  1. Formulate and ensure implementation of communications strategies and programs
  2. Advise the Chief Executive and other Managers on appropriate communication policies and strategies
  3. Produce, print and distribute in-house journals, newsletters and other related publications.
  4. Organise and coordinating public relations activities and events in the Authority
  5. Plan, develop and implement lobby and advocacy programmes in all types of media to influence legislative and regulatory affairs as well as public decision makers on issues of public interest aimed at promoting ICT innovation and enterprise
  6. Maintain regular contact with media representatives and stakeholders to promote good public relations for ICTA. In addition, promptly respond to requests for information from the media, other stakeholders and the general public
  7. Maintain corporate protocol
  8. Coordinate corporate social responsibility
  9. Formulate and implement standards on media advertisements emanating from the Authority
  10. Facilitate preparation of speeches for management staff as and when required
  11. Manage the Authority website including preparation of information to be posted on the website
  12. Attend to customer complaints and queries as and when required
  13. Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
Knowledge, experience and qualifications required:
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications, Journalism or equivalent.
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communications, journalism, or equivalent
  3. Membership and affiliation to professional public relations and corporates, communication bodies at the local, regional and international level
  4. Minimum eight years relevant experience in developing and implementing corporate communications programmes
Personal Skills:
  1. Ability to write, edit and produce a variety of communications materials for release to media and other stakeholders.
  2. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with the media, Government officials, employees, donors, stakeholders and the general public
  3. Ability to communicate and make presentations to special interest groups, donors, development partners, stakeholders and the general public
  4. Ability to conduct research and to provide practical training in communication strategies, methods and techniques to staff and other stakeholders
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deadline for application is 2nd June 2017





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